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Jan 2, 2013 7:00pm PST
speaker john boehner came under fire today from both republicans and democrats for stall a vote on aid package for victims of hurricane sandy. new jersey governor chris christy, a republican whose state suffered billions of dollars in damage accused boehner of using disaster victims as political pawns. boehner later agreed to hold a vote friday to give funds to the national flood insurance program. the rest of the aid package is expected to come under consideration january 15th. >>> freshman congressman eric from the bay area will be sworn in. smallwell got the keys to his new office this morning. the 32-year-old democrat represent it is newly-drawn 15th congressional district. small there's well auz alameda county's assistant district attorney before he unseat #20d-term veteran congressman speet stark in november. >>> another freshman representative from the bay area will be sworn in tomorrow. huffman won the seat of north bay congresswoman lynn who retired after 20 years in office. huffman is a former environmental attorney who served six years on the california state assembly. >>> o
KICU
Dec 28, 2012 7:00pm PST
taking the lead while house leader john boehner is taking a backseat. >> reporter: urging leaders to do their job. >> if an agreement is not reached in time between senator reid and senator mccolen, i will urge senator reid to bring in a package for an up and down vote. one that protects the middle class from a tax hike. >> reporter: following the high stakes meeting on friday, senate appears to be poise. >> we will work hard to see if we can get there in the next 24 hours. i am hopeful and optimistic. >> i will do everything that i can. i am confident senator will do the same. but everybody, whatever we come up with will be imperfect. some people aren't going to like it. some people will like it less but that is where we are. >> reporter: accept at majority leader reid called senate not to meet on saturday while leaders negotiate. boehner said he will not bring anything in the house unless it passes senate. if it fails to pass, every american will see a tax rate increase and unemployment benefits will go away. >> ordinary people do their jobs, meet deadlines, they sit down and discu
KICU
Dec 27, 2012 11:30pm PST
congressional leaders last night and today house speaker john boehner said the house will convene on sunday leaving less than 48 hours to come up with a deal. >> it's the count down to midnight. the start of a new year. but this year president, the american people are waiting for the ball to drop but it's not going a good drop. >> republicans aren't about to write a blank check for anything senate democrats put forward just because we find ourselves at the edge of the cliff. >> off the senate floor, mitch mcconnell appears to be more flexible. the senator sent an e-mail suggesting he's negotiating an acceptable deal with the white house. >>> stocks rebounded today on news that the house would reconvene on the fiscal cliff after diving more than 150 points the dow bounced back to lose only 18 points. it was the fourth straight day of losses. >> i don't know there's a word to describe how -- the public is going to be. >> why california is going to take an extra hit if we go over the fiscal cliff. >>> new at 10:00, a man was critically wounded at a shooting in an east b.a.r.t. station.
KICU
Jan 2, 2013 11:30pm PST
, house speaker john boehner gave in to intense pressure from fellow republicans. boehner had canceled a vote last night on an aid package to help the victims of superstorm sandy. republicans from new york and new jersey could barely contain their anger. >> there's only one group to blame for the continued suffering of those innocent victims. the house majority and their speaker, john boehner. >> the speaker is now scheduled to vote on friday for a $9 billion bill to help pay for flood and insurance claims. a vote on another $51 billion bill is expected in two weeks. >>> california's efforts to crackdown on carbon emissions is now the law. businesses, including oil refineries are supposed to reduce greenhouse gas emissions to 1990 levels by the end of the decade. to do this some companies a turning to trash. the california chamber of commerce is fighting the law, with a lawsuit against the state. >>> a big jump in measles in pakistan. the religious reason behind the spike. plus, banning underweight models. the country where thin is no longer in. >> get ready for a chilly start tomorrow
KICU
Dec 30, 2012 11:30pm PST
from $200,000 to $1 million. boehner issued a statement that says republicans have made every effort to reach the balanced deficit agreement that the president promised the american people. we've been reasonable and responsible. the president is the one who has never been able to get to yes. >> what the people reelected me for is to put together a -- >>> the dairy cliff may not see a vote before 2013. leaders from the house and senate agricultural committees agreed to a one year extension of the farm bill. but there's been no time to get a full vote. without passage of the bill, milk prices could rise sharply. estimates are that a gallon of milk could go up to $8 a gallon. >>> prices for just about everything in california are about to go up. coming up at 10:30, what's behind the price increases and when you'll have to stay parting more. >>> tonight doctors in new york are treating secretary of state hillary clinton for a blood clot. her spokesman said hillary clinton's doctors discovered the clot during a follow up exam. mrs.clinton was immediately admitted into a new york hospital
KICU
Dec 28, 2012 11:30pm PST
john boehner and nancy pelosi met with president obama today. the president called on top senators to craft a deal and get it past this weekend for presentation to the house. >> i still want to get this done. it's the right thing to do for our families, for our businesses and the entire economy. but the hour for immediate action is here. it is now. >> so we'll be working hard to see if we with get there in the next 24 hours so i'm hopeful and optimistic. >>> senator mitch mcconnel called the meeting with president obama good. taxes go up for all americans and traásic cuts will hit -- and drastic cuts will hit the national budget. >>> the dow fell 158 points, and the nasdaq fell 25 points. >> they may you know want to do something illegal just to put food on the table. >> coming up in 18 minutes finally strapped the hundreds of thousands of people set to feel the impact of the financial cliff starting tomorrow. >>> a sixth suspect has now been charged in connection with a beating and homicide in san francisco where the victims were bound and gagged. ktvu's david stevenson was in co
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